Funding public transport: Is it time to relook the model?

If so much public money has to be spent, why not nationalise the entire network? Han Fook Kwang Editor-at-Large Public transport is now a heavily subsidised government service, along with healthcare and education. PHOTO: ST FILE Published  17 Apr 2022

Time to put the cost of medical treatment under the microscope

Unless bold measures are taken, Singapore’s healthcare costs will continue to rise uncontrollably Han Fook Kwang Editor-at-Large Source: The Sunday Times, JUN 13, 2021 When my wife had knee replacement surgery at a government hospital recently, she did not have

Same old, same old, maid abuse cases are a blight on Singapore

Past cases make clear that current safeguards are inadequate – all the more so in an affluent country that has allowed so many to work here Han Fook Kwang Editor-at-Large Gaiyathiri Murugayan pleaded guilty to 28 charges on Feb 23,

A new home at Kelantan Road for former Sungei Road vendors

After Sungei Road market was redeveloped in 2017, many former vendors moved on to drive taxis, do deliveries and other odd jobs Mr Raymond Khoo, founder of charity The Saturday Movement, rented two units at 28 Kelantan Road for these

Latest NEA Stop Plastic Waste Campaign

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Conversation: Elitism and Social Mobility

Prof Koh: DPM, the important question is not whether he (toilet cleaner) behaves with dignity, but whether people who enter the lavatory show respect and treat him with dignity. DPM Tharman: Absolutely. Prof Koh: And I would say in Singapore, the elite does

Is the ground sour? Time for the 4G leaders to tackle it

source: Sunday Times 26 Aug 2018 By Han Fook Kwang Editor At Large Singapore celebrates its 53rd year as an independent nation with much to be proud of. The city has been transformed, the economy is humming along even if

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The Bib Gourmand

URL link to NS Deferment for Ben Davis to Develop Singapore Football Talent While this Government is giving citizenships freely to third world country people, I find it particularly disturbing that one of our own sons has to give up his citizenship to pursue his dream career and a chance to represent

While China and our neighbours are making loads of money from USA, Singapore does the opposite!

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